XP Command Line replacement or addon

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XP Command Line replacement or addon

Post by deliodyn » Wed Apr 19, 2006 9:00 pm

Anyone know of any really good functional replacements for Windows XP's cmd.exe.

I am basically looking for something that will give me better copy and paste functionality than the existing PITA that is CMD

Any suggestions, preferrably freeware, but will register shareware if needed.

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Post by RyanVM » Wed Apr 19, 2006 9:55 pm

You could always play with the MS Monad beta and see if that suits your needs. Otherwise, I know that there is a free replacement out there, but I forget what it's called :lol:
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Post by Judge_MC1 » Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:30 am

I've always liked 4NT (not freeware) as a cmd.exe replacement. If you like the linux Bash shell you may want to try this.

For a cmd.exe enhancement I quite like Console, although have had problems with it and XPize.

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Post by Crypton » Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:39 am


^^ SuperShell is a great tool, does require admin privilages for the most part to use correctly, but has a menu when you right click. FreeWare and very good tool.

Just extract the supershell.exe and double click (Source Code included in package)
http://p-nand-q.com/download/supershell.html wrote: A rootshell for nt/2k/xp. Well, actually a shell that runs in the security context of the NT SYSTEM/AUTHORITY, which means the user has ie. the right to use task manager to kill running services. Yipee! Idea originally from some MS sample sourcecode from the MSDN, NT only, adapted to work on both 2000 and XP. Whole lotta fun!

Note: You already need administrative (ie. debug) privileges to run it. The whole point is that you run a shell in the security context of the NT SYSTEM/AUTHORITY (the context a System service sees) not the context of an Administrator with GUI login. If that doesn't make sense to you, don't use supershell

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Post by deliodyn » Sat Apr 22, 2006 10:39 pm

Thanks for the tips... I'll start with these and go from there

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